Sunny Days

The rains have passed for now with many sunny days ahead, this means plenty of opportunities for getting out and about! This month individuals accessed a variety of activities in the community. Special lunch outings, walks in the park, shopping at local stores, visits to the Boys and Girls club,…

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Farmers Market 2017

This month, Imperial Way started to gear up for the Farmers Market season. Staff and supervisors worked hard to coordinate classes for individuals to create unique products to sell this year. One of NVSS’s staple products to sell is tie-dye clothing. The Activities Coordinator organized a class for Imperial Way…

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Whiskers, Tails and Ferals

In March, the Activities Coordinator at Imperial Way assisted a group of five individuals with signing up for volunteering opportunities for Whiskers, Tails, and Ferals at the Napa Petco. Currently, Roy, Henny, Joe, Andrea, and Jody rotate every Wednesday between the hours of 10am-12pm to assist with a variety of…

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From Food Bank to Napa Sanitation

Juan C. began TDS services this month. He has been volunteering at the Napa Food Bank. Juan is very hard working and reliable. His persistence has paid off! As of March 1, Juan starting working on the Napa Sanitation Crew! Juan was ready to go at 5:45am on March 1,…

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Exercise Class Shenanigans

While waiting for exercise class to start Raul noticed there were no chairs in the room, so he just hopped up on the table. No one saw him get up there so we were all shocked when we came around the corner. When class started it took some maneuvering but…

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Guest Speaker

Mike B. (an individual supported by NPS) was a guest speaker at one of the NPS job clubs. He talked about his job at the Cameo and his 30 plus years at Laguna Honda Hospital as a janitor. Mike enjoys sharing his experience with others. He stepped in to talk…

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Life in Progress: Valentine’s Day

The February Life in Progress Club was held at Angie and Maurice’s house for Valentine’s Day. It was a Valentine’s potluck with puzzles and prizes. Angie and Maurice were celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary. Puzzles are Maurice’s favorite and most all in attendance love Word Search. Some completed independently and…

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Photography Class Continued…

The photography class has started again and they visited a metal sculpture garden in Sonoma where they got to meet the artist and even have a photo op with him! Chris F (pictured to the right) is really enjoying class and the new cameras.

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Valentine’s Day Art

Flashback Friday! The monthly art class met on Valentine’s Day and made these darling valentines to share. A group from IW joined and had a wonderful time socializing with old and new friends. Cindy really enjoys the monthly class. When she sees the teacher walk in, she instantly gets up…

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Freedom Shrine

Imperial Way had local band Freedom Shrine perform on 2/24/17. One of the members is also a client of NPS, Adam S, who played percussions. Staff and participants all joined in dancing and clapping to the music. It was a win/win for all involved. The band got to practice performing…

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